Film Review: The Hobbit

When Peter Jackson announced that he had begun preproduction on “The Hobbit,” it came as no surprise. Jackson made 3 amazing films out of the Lord of the Rings, and there was no way anyone else would be brave enough to adapt The Hobbit, at least without Jackson’s blessing or watchful eye. The release has …

Tintin Posters & Teaser Released!

I’d been worried about this one. For so many reasons. Tintin has been a favorite of mine since I was a kid. I’d read ALL the books, and recently gotten the box set of them as a gift. Them getting feature film treatment was something I’d always wanted to see, and I was glad that …

Review: District 9

I’ve heard a lot about ‘District 9,’ from amazing to overrated. ‘District 9’ is a project that came out of the defunct ‘Halo’ film that was supposed to be produced by Peter Jackson, and directed by Neill Blomkamp. Based on Blomkamp’s sci-fi short, Alive in Joburg, ‘District 9’ is a very original, extremely entertaining sci-fi …

Tintin Release Date

It is official, Paramount and Sony have announced the official release schedule of the first Tintin movie, “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn”  being directed by Steven Spielberg. The film will be released December 23, 2011, after being released internationally in late October/early November. The film stars Jamie Bell (Billy Elliot) as …

Spielberg & Jackson Talk “Tintin”

In a video taped for some sort of comic convention in Europe, we have the first look at Steven Spielbeg and Peter Jackson talking about the upcoming “Tintin” project.  Both Spielberg and Jackson appear in the video, wearing bowler hats a la the Thompson Twins, and talk a little about the upcoming movie.  You want …